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South-East Asia IP SME Helpdesk

A first line IP assistance service for SMEs from the European Union and the other Single Market Programme countries* that operate in or intend to access the South-East Asia market and that want to improve their global competitiveness.


The South-East Asia IP SME Helpdesk is there to help you. Send us your enquiry and you will receive a response within 3 working days.

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Managing IP in South-East Asia

IP can be complex and difficult to understand. Use the links here to get an introduction to the various aspects of doing business that are closely linked to intellectual property.


E-mail: expertatsea-iphelpdesk [dot] eu (expert[at]sea-iphelpdesk[dot]eu)

Phone numbers:

                Europe (Belgium): +32 2 663 30 46

South-East Asia (Vietnam): +84 28 38 25 81 16

Postal address:

South-East Asia IP SME Helpdesk

  • European office: Place Communale d’Auderghem 8, Brussels, Belgium
  • Deutsches Haus Ho Chi Minh City – 5th Floor, 33 Le Duan Blvd., Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

SEA insights

The South-East Asia IP SME Helpdesk team welcomes you to its blog, in which you will find updated information concerning Intellectual Property Rights in this region, as well as other interesting information.

  • News blog

Rapid digital transformation, as well as forthcoming innovation of the digital economy, has brought new challenges and opportunities for businesses, legislators, and consumers in the Intellectual Property (IP) sector.

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